Inexpensive accessories can be the âœjewelryâ of a well- ( dressed room. Change your plain lampshades to colored ones or add a colorful fringe to the bottom of a plain shade. Display colorful collections of balls of yarn, glassware, or shells to give added spark without a lot of money. In today’s no-boundaries schemes, think of white as half of a colorful decorating duo. DINING CHAIR IDEAS PINTEREST If you enjoy an intense color, such as sunshine yellow, stripe your walls. The effect will be colorful but still airy. With clean white as the background, every accessory, from artwork to the tiniest teacup, stands out. Pastels are pretty, as soft shades are amplified by white. LEFT: Think of a pale interior as a neutral backdrop that’s easy to change with accessories and art Though the walls and upholstered pieces are light, the distinctive oil painting hung by a decorative rope sets a nautical theme.